[Openswan Users] Firewall and OpenSwan

Herbert Xu herbert at gondor.apana.org.au
Wed Sep 8 10:24:53 CEST 2004

Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com> wrote:
>> Sometimes, when a DSL connection goes down, and then UP the vpn is 
>> reconnected for a few seconds, and then stops working.
> I am assuming you are using KLIPS (you have ipsecX interfaces)
> What happens is that your ppp interface goes away, and the binding
> between ppp and ipsecX vanishes. This is not re-established on your
> new ppp connection a few seconds later.

If this is the problem, it'll also go away if he uses the native
Linux 2.6 IPsec stack since there are no device-specific bindings
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